At least 550,000 babies probably died as a result of armed conflicts between 2013 and 2017 in the 10 worst-affected countries, according to new analysis by Save the Children – an average of well over 100,000 each year. The death toll, which is based on United Nations data, includes infants[…]
Nearly 100 children have died since the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo started last year — and the crisis is gathering pace, with the number of new cases doubling last month, according to charity Save the Children. A total of 97 children have died from the viral[…]
Ahead of World Humanitarian Day, to be marked on August 19th, as the United Nations (UN) prepares a global awareness campaign on the impact of conflict on humanitarian aid workers and the broader civil society, including children and families, the occupied Palestinian territory is facing a “worsening child protection crisis”[…]
A cholera epidemic raging across Yemen is spiralling out of control, with around one child falling sick every minute, an aid agency warned on Wednesday. Thousands of people could die in the coming months with up to 300,000 cases predicted, Save the Children said, adding that the infection rate had[…]
Children living in areas of Gaza hardest-hit during last year’s conflict are still showing signs of severe emotional distress, including high levels of bed wetting and nightmares. A new assessment by Save the Children found that: • An average of 75% of children surveyed experience unusual bedwetting regularly. • In one[…]
Pakistani authorities have given Save the Children 15 days to leave the country, officials said on Friday, accusing the aid agency of spying. Police locked the gate of the charity’s office in the capital Islamabad late on Thursday and put up a notice saying the building was sealed. “We strongly[…]
Relief group Save the Children has called for an immediate ceasefire in the conflict between Israel and Hamas, so that aid and support can be provided to Gaza’s youth affected by the nearly four week long conflict. Much of Save the Children’s focus in the region has been addressing the[…]
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